Lagos Tourism Assures Residents Of Maximum Entertainment During Eid El-Kabir

Uploaded by on August 9, 2019


Ahead of the Eid-Kabir popularly known as Ileya, the Lagos State Government has assured fun lovers, tourists and religious faithful that all the various Parks and Beaches across the State are ready and in good shape to accommodate thousands of residents during the forthcoming Eid El-Kabir celebrations.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Abosede Adelaja, made this known to newsmen at Alausa.

She noted that Lagos is blessed with beautiful and serene coastline of Beaches, Bays, Gardens and Parks as well as monuments and historical sites that are ideal for family picnics, sight-seeing and entertainment.

She described Lagos as the most visited by Tourists and Holiday Makers in the country due to its unique culture, arts, hospitality, entertainment and leisure which is in line with the vision of Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu’s T.H.E.M.E.S agenda.

Mrs Adelaja averred that the vision of the present administration for the Sector will, apart from contributing significantly to the State’s earning would provide employment opportunities for the youths and a viable platform for Creative Arts and Talents Development.

She advised fun seekers to consider safety first, listen to instructions from Safety Guards deployed across the Beaches, watch out for warning signals and symbols, obtain weather information and forecast as well as remain security conscious while keeping their surroundings clean.

Our Correspondent Yemisi Dada reports that some of the State’s tourist centres include Gardens, Parks, Beaches, Barracoon Slave Market, Badagry Beach, Slave Route “Point of No Return” at Gberefu Island, JJT Park at Alausa, Apapa Recreation center and other spots.

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